Display Status This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage. Identifier



Chapple, Ross




NASM contract, contract, 1997, 1997-0046, NASM


0.1 Cubic feet ((2 folders))


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Collection descriptions

Archival materials


Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of camera duplicates of 4x5" color transparencies of images taken by contract photographer Ross Chapple for possible inclusion in 1997 book, Air and Space. All images are of aircraft or artifacts in NASM collections. Folder one includes images of: Convair XFY-1 Pogo (4 dupes), Douglas A-4C Skyhawk (5 dupes), Grumman G-21 Goose cockpit (8 dupes), Martin B-26B Flak Bait nose interior (8 dupes), different view of same with negative number noted as 97-15364 and photographer listed as Avino/Long (1 transparency) and Sikorsky JRS-1 (S-43) (5 dupes). Folder two includes images of: Supermarine Spitfire (10 dupes), view of NASM Air Transport Gallery (7 dupes), view of NASM Space Hall (5 dupes), view of Lunar Lander (3 dupes), close-up of Pan Am memorabilia with Boeing 314 model (6 dupes) and close-up of Buck Rogers artifacts including books and toys (5 dupes).




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National Air and Space Museum -- Exhibitions

National Air and Space Museum. Space Hall

Chapple, Ross

Rogers, Buck (Fictitious character)

Topics Convair XFY-1 (Pogo)
Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk
Grumman G-21 Goose Family
Martin B-26B Marauder (Model 179B) "Flak Bait"
Sikorsky (USA) JRS-1
Supermarine Spitfire Family
Apollo Lunar Module
Pan American World Airways, Inc. -- Memorabilia
Boeing 314 Clipper Family

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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